Thank you from your winner, James

Hi All, Is mór an onóir dom an Chorn seo a glachadh….. Well that really was great fun and I’m delighted to have survived without getting evicted.  Being a part of I’m a Scientist: Get me out of here! for the past fortnight has been wonderful. Both the questions and the live chats were super fun – although to be fair sometimes there was smoke coming out of my keyboard during the chats, and my spelling went back to what it used to be before spellcheck was built into my computer. I’ve learned a huge amount from outside my discipline, mostly about Ebola, Zombies and life expectancy (I wonder are these related?) and also realised that facts that we normally take for granted can be really complicated when you start to look into them “why is space dark when the sun is there?” was one of the highlight questions for me. … Continue reading

Posted on November 26, 2014 by in News | Leave a comment

And the winner is…

The students have spoken. The votes have been double counted… Big congratulations to the Sustainability Zone winner: James Sullivan Hard luck to Francesca Paradisi but a huge thank you to everyone who took part. You were all brilliant. Students, don’t forget to tell us what you think about science now you’ve taken part. Log in to your profile, and fill in the 4 questions in the pink box on the right hand side, to be in with a chance to win a voucher.

Posted on November 21, 2014 by iasieadmin in News | 2 Comments

The next scientist out is…

We’ve counted, checked and rechecked the votes and now reveal it’s game over for…   Ahmed Osman   This leaves just “undertall, not overweight” James and “dedicated, emphatic, driven” Francesca to fight it out for the €500 prize tomorrow. Who would you like to see win tomorrow’s final battle? VOTE

Posted on November 20, 2014 by iasieadmin in News | 3 Comments

The second scientist evicted is…

We’ve counted the votes and you’ve now evicted… George Dowson The scientists left standing after tomorrow’s eviction will battle it out in Friday’s final. Who do YOU want to see in the final? VOTE – vote for your favourite! Students, has taking part changed your view of science and scientists? When you next log in and visit your profile, you’ll see a blue box with 4 questions on the right. Fill in the questionnaire to be in with a chance to win a voucher.

Posted on November 19, 2014 by iasieadmin in News | 5 Comments

The first scientist evicted is…

The first scientist you’ve evicted is… Nitheen Kaperi One scientist will be evicted every day this week, and you get a new vote each day. Make sure to VOTE – vote to keep your favourite in the competition. A student in each zone will win a voucher for asking great questions! And remember, you can comment on questions the scientists answer. Do you think the scientist is right? Do you disagree with them? Tell them!

Posted on November 18, 2014 by iasieadmin in News | 4 Comments